12th Dec, 2023 14:00

Modern British & Irish Art

  Lot 40 §

JOHN PIPER, C.H. (BRITISH, 1903-1992)

JOHN PIPER, C.H. (BRITISH, 1903-1992)
Bedroom Window, Carmarthen
signed 'John Piper' (lower right) and titled 'Bedroom window, Carmarthen' (verso)
watercolour, gouache, chalk, ink and wash
53.2 x 70 cm. (21 x 27 1/2 in.)

John Egerton Christmas Piper (1903–1992), often simply known as John Piper, was a prominent British artist known for his works in various mediums, including painting, drawing, and stained glass. He played a significant role in the development of modern British art and was associated with the Neo-Romanticism movement. Piper had a deep interest in churches and architecture, and this is evident in much of his work. He was particularly drawn to historic buildings, ruins, and landscapes, and he often depicted them in a dramatic and atmospheric manner. His drawings and paintings often captured the essence and spirit of these places, conveying a sense of history and emotion. Piper’s engagement with architecture was a prominent and influential aspect of his artistic career, and his contributions to various projects and collaborations left a lasting impact on both the art scene in mid-20th century Britian and have left a lasting impact on the art world today.

Sold for £23,750

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